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Ukraine still seeks to destabilize Crimean Republic claims Russian security chief

The Kiev regime and radical Ukrainian nationalists have not given up attempts to provoke unrest and extremism in Crimea, according to the secretary of the Russian Security Council and former FSB Director Nikolai Patrushev. Speaking at the Security Council’s special session dedicated to enforcing law and order in Crimea, Patrushev stated that the Russian authorities were actively working to prevent ...

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US seeks to install $1bn radar in Hawaii to detect ballistic missiles

The Pentagon wants to spend $ 1 billion to install missile defense radar in Hawaii to track ballistic threats coming from North Korea or elsewhere, according to officials. The flat-face surface radar would “counter evolving missile threats in the Pacific Region”, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) says. Although the timing of the radar’s construction seems curious given current efforts at ...

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Sea seeks $400M raise to develop its e-commerce and payment businesses

Southeast Asia-based internet firm Sea is raising $ 400 million through the sale of notes in what would be its first fundraising activity since it went public via in an October 2017 IPO that raised over $ 1 billion. The Singapore-based company, formerly known as Garena, said that the senior note offering will put toward general costs and business expansion. ...

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US seeks to buy new anti-ship missiles to ‘close gap’ with Russia; but will it?

The Pentagon has signed a contract to acquire brand new anti-ship missiles. The move is apparently aimed at replacing outdated naval weapons and in particular to catch up with Russia. Whether the US will succeed is another story. The US Defense Department awarded the $ 14.8 million contract for the so-called Over-the-Horizon Weapon Systems to the Raytheon Company on Thursday, ...

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‘Looming disaster’: Saudi coalition seeks US aid to capture Yemen port & last humanitarian lifeline

The Saudi-led coalition is reportedly seeking direct US support to recapture the port city of Hodeidah in Yemen. The battle for the humanitarian lifeline would spell disaster for the locals, human rights agencies warn. For nearly a week, the Saudi-led coalition forces have been preparing to launch a large-scale offensive on Hodeidah, the fourth-largest city in Yemen, with a population ...

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Russia seeks to restore nuclear energy cooperation with US

Moscow is still interested in nuclear energy cooperation with Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a meeting with Ernest Moniz, former United States Secretary of Energy. Read more “During your tenure as US Secretary of Energy, Russia and the US signed the so-called 123 Agreement for Cooperation in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy,” Lavrov said ...

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Ukraine seeks Russia’s Gazprom assets to get $2.6 billion compensation

Ukraine’s state energy group Naftogaz has asked Swiss courts to enforce a court ruling to receive $ 2.56 billion compensation from Russia’s energy major Gazprom. Read more “The company confirms that it has asked the Swiss courts to enforce the award, and understands that Swiss authorities already have taken measures against Gazprom’s assets there,” Naftogaz said in a statement on ...

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Russia seeks to more than double trade with China by 2020

Moscow is interested in boosting trade ties with Beijing by more than 100 percent in the short-term. “China, as you well know, has firmly established itself as the leading trade and economic partner of Russia, and I believe that bringing bilateral trade to $ 200 billion by 2020 is quite feasible,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Tuesday ...

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Germany seeks deal to end Brussels-Washington trade dispute

Berlin is interested in a deal that would prevent the escalation of a trade war between the United States and Europe, according to German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier. “We need to try to avoid higher tariffs,” Altmaier said Monday. He will discuss US trade tariffs with European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross at a meeting ...

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Russian rights body seeks Europe’s help in release of RIA Novosti journalist arrested in Ukraine

Treason charges brought by Ukrainian authorities against journalist Kirill Vyshynsky are ungrounded and should be lifted, the Russian human rights council said in a message to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. In a statement on Monday, Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights said that it had made a request to the Council of Europe ...

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